San Francisco to Portland is 635 miles as the crow flies. A plane with a range of 700 miles could not serve this route. The FAA requires that an airplane have enough fuel to get to its primary destination, then from there to the nearest diversion field (in case the primary is unavailable), and still have 45 minutes of cruising capability so it can circle the field waiting for a landing slot.
"Jeff Manning" is the name of the most famous political reporter in the Portland metro area. He reports for both The Oregonian, the only daily newspaper, and for Oregon Public Radio, the state network of NPR-affiliated public radio stations.
I put the new modem into bridge mode, disabled wireless, and now there's no sign of any wireless activity from their box (no advertised SSID). This is good because my own router/WAP sits a few inches away.
That link takes pains to point out: It isn't systemd's fault. systemd works fine with/usr on a separate file system that is not pre-mounted at boot. systemd is merely the messenger. Don't shoot the messenger.
Every elected official in the administration is a Democrat.
The Democrats are the majority party in both the state house and the state senate.
Both US senators and four of five members of the US house are Democrats.
So yeah, we're a majority Democrat state.
I think I'm careful enough to avoid including the malware during an installation. But the install program doesn't work at all from behind my employer's corporate firewall. It looks like it tries to connect to a server at a TCP port number not normally associated with HTTP.